The Breakdown of the Underrated Summer Blockbuster


The summer movie season is often where we get the biggest and most popular movies of the year. It is the time that studios serve up their event movies that they hope will draw in giant crowds. It is the movies they put most of their budgets and attention with spectacular special effects, big stars and massive marketing campaigns. Sometimes these major movies turn into giant flops. or they may be short-term hits that are plagued by a negative perception by critics and movie fans.

This week we pick ten movies that we considered big summer pictures that were either unfairly ignored or have a negative reputation that isn't deserved. We champion these movies, and believe you need to track them down. This is a great show if you're looking for some recommendations for some fun big summer movies.

We want to apologize for the delay of this getting out today. We had some major technical issues during recording, then issues with editing and uploading it, but we now think we have a good quality episode for you to enjoy.

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Christopher (Order by release):

1. Dragonslayer
2. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
3. The Black Cauldron
4. Last Action Hero
5. Waterworld
6. Con Air
7. The Lone Ranger
8. The Nice Guys
9. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
10. Long Shot

Scott (kind of ordered by most liked):

1. Ready or Not
2. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
3. Last Action Hero
4. Bowfinger
5. Predators
6. Hangover Part 2
7. Escape from L.A.
8. Mystery Men
9. The Hitman's Bodyguard
10. Event Horizon